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Definition of the noun Guttation
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noun - plural: guttations
- [botany] The exudation of drops of water from the leaves of some vascular plants as a result of root pressure.
Guttation is the exudation of drops of xylem sap on the tips or edges of leaves of some vascular plants, such as grasses. Guttation is not to be confused with dew, which condenses from the atmosphere onto the plant surface.
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Essentials of College Botany (1914)
by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey
It is called guttation. Its mechanics and use are not clear. Laboratory Exercises. Note : In a large class, many of these experiments cannot be performed by every student. In that case the instructor should assign some experiments to one ...
Advanced Biology (2000)
by Michael Roberts, Michael Jonathan Reiss, Grace Monger
process is called guttation (figure 17.19). Guttation is particularly common in tropical rain forests where, because of the high rainfall and humid atmosphere, plants have a plentiful water supply but a low rate of transpiration. One botanist ...
A Dictionary of Ecology (2015)
by Michael Allaby
guttation The extrusion of water and sometimes salts from the aerial parts of plants, particularly at night when *transpiration rates are low. Guttation may occur in plants that are less than about 10 m tall, where hydrostatic ...
Encyclopedia of Biology (2016)
by CTI Reviews
Guttation is the exudation of drops of xylem sap on the tips or edges of leaves of some vascular plants, such as grasses. Guttation is not to be confused with dew, which condenses from the atmosphere onto the plant surface. A hydathode is a ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
guttation but the major impact is due to abortion. Signs of acute poisoning in adult cattle and sheep may include anorexia, sluggishness, diarrhea or constipation, rough coat, mucus in the feces, vaginal discharge, nasal discharge and peeling ...
GUTTATION. Plants growing in an atmosphere so ...
by American Heritage Dictionary
guttation (ga-ta'shan) The exudation of water from leaves as a result of root pressure. Compare transpiration. guyot (ge'o) A flat-topped, extinct submarine ...
by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava
Guttation: Exudation of water from plants particularly along the leaf margins through special structure hydathodes. Gymnocarpous: A type of basidiocarp development in which the hymenium remains naked and is never covered. It is initially ...
by Joelle Steele
GUTTATION The release of liquid water from within the plant system onto a plant surface, usually from the tips of the leaves, occurring in high humidity when transpiration is prevented. The water may contain calcium salts which dry into a white ...
by G.C. Gerrans, P. Hartmann-Petersen, Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen
gypsum guttation The secretion of drops of water from the surface of leaves through structures called hydathodes. This occurs in conditions of high humidity in which transpiration proceeds slowly, and may be due ...
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